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A walk through London

Walk through London

LondonA walk through London Here we go, on our last day in the city, we took another lovely walk to the famous landmarks. We started in light rain but the sun came out later. Oh yes, this oh so very British weather!   Our first stop was the Wellington Arch. Access to the viewing platform…

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Buckingham Palace – unfortunately without the Queen

Buckingham Palast

LondonBuckingham Palace – unfortunately without the Queen Buckingham Palace is the residence of the British Royal Family in London. It is not only purely residential, it is also used for official state occasions. For many tourists it is a highlight of their trip to London. Since 1990 parts of the official premises are open to…

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London Eye – a ride on the Ferris wheel

London Eye

LondonLondon Eye – a ride on the Ferris wheel The London Eye is an enormous Ferris wheel on the southern embankment of the river Thames, near Westminster Bridge. It is also known as Millennium Wheel. The London Eye is 135 meters high and was opened in 2000. It has 32 fully transparent passenger cars, each…

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Paradise for chocolate lovers – the M&M Store in London

M&M Store in London

LondonParadise for chocolate lovers – the M&M Store in London All those people who like M&Ms wouldn’t want to miss it – the M&M Store London! But also those who aren’t fans of the little chocolate balls shouldn’t give it a miss but rather come to the store and have a look at what’s going…

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Tower Bridge, the most famous bridge across the Thames

Tower Bridge

LondonTower Bridge, the most famous bridge across the Thames The Tower Bridge is one of the bridges that cross the river Thames in London. It got its name from the Tower of London, which is in close proximity to the bridge. The Tower Bridge used to be the only bridge crossing the Thames in London.…

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